Smriti Irani degree row: Twitter users react to minister’s admission in poll affidavit

New Delhi: Union Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party candidate Smriti Irani declared in her nomination affidavit on Thursday that she is not a graduate. Irani is pitted against Congress president Rahul Gandhi in Amethi in Uttar Pradesh. This is the first time Irani has specified that she had “not completed” her three-year degree course.

In her poll affidavit, she said she passed CBSE’s secondary school examination in 1991 and senior secondary school examination in 1993 from Holy Child Auxilium School. Irani revealed that she undertook her exams for Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com) first year from Delhi University’s School of Open Learning, but “did not complete the three-year degree course”.

Congress responds to Smriti Irani’s affidavit:

Twitter users react to the degree row: